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Extension for Chrome, which tracks changes on web pages [closed]

I'm looking for a tool which will periodically (this period should be adjustable) scan a list of web pages for any changes. And alarm me when there is any change (amount of change for the alarm should ...
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How to remove the alert Disable developer mode in Chrome

I use my custom unpacked Chrome extension and I don't want to upload it to the Chrome Web Store. But every time when I open the Chrome browser I get the alert "Disable developer mode extensions". How ...
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Controling Google Chrome Media Player with Chromecast

I have a Chromecast that I often use with the Chromecast extension to stream movies straight off of my NAS, but when I'm sitting on my couch, I can't get to my computer to click on the pause button. ...
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Simulate manipulation of the etc/hosts file in Google Chrome

How can I set up Chrome to reference hostname lookups locally and not from the standard etc/hosts file? When debugging a website, it's sometimes useful to set up entries in C:\Windows\system32\...
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Chrome bookmarks - can I always choose another folder?

Is there a way to have Chrome always show me the entire list of bookmark folders, instead of having to navigate through the shortlist and "Choose another folder"? I have multiple nested folders, ...
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Re-enable extensions not coming from Chrome Web Store on Chrome v35+ (with enhanced security)

Does anybody know how to re-enable your own extensions after they were disabled by the Chrome v35 update? (Mostly greasemonkey scripts in my case, thus simple .js files previously drag-n-dropped in ...
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Toggle between search engines in Google Chrome

How can I easily toggle between DuckDuckGo and Google in the omnibox? Is there a way to achieve it? Any plugins, shortcuts or so? The problem narrows down to changing the default search engine of ...
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chrome desktop apps (extensions) won't launch at startup on mac osx

I'm trying to figure out how to get a chrome desktop app (Kiosk) to launch at startup. I've gone to system preferences > accounts > login items and added Kiosk (User > Applications > Chrome Apps > ...
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Are there any Google Chrome extensions for inserting Furigana over Kanji?

Are there any Google Chrome extensions or userscripts for automatically inserting Furigana characters over Kanji in web pages? Please don't suggest Furigana Injector, because it doesn't work and is ...
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How to move tabs and bookmarks of chrome HMI from top to left?

How to move tabs and bookmarks of chrome HMI from top to left? Monitors nowadays tend to be optimized for videos rather than websites. Moving tabs from top to left helps user to browse websites more ...
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Stylish: How to backup styles in Chrome

Stylish is the Chrome (and Firefox) extension. I would like to export all the styles I have installed (and modified some) and import them into Stylish in Chrome on another computer. Is there a way ...
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Chrome browser's address bar prevents displaying any extension icons

How can we show extension icons in a new Chrome installation? Normally, in Chrome, once extensions are installed, icons appear to the right of the address bar. Sometimes, you have to drag the ...
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Is there an off-line way to copy all the extensions from one person profile to another in Google Chrome?

I have added a person to my Google Chrome set-up and would like to get exactly the same set of extensions as the first person has. Is there a way to clone the set-up without the "log-in to Chrome" ...
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Is there a Chrome extension to set the window title

I use the Nightly Tester Tools extension in Firefox to set the title and I need something similar for Chrome. Searching only brings Title Bar Tweaker but it lacks the feature set of the Firefox ...
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Persisting input language when switching tabs on chrome

Is there any way to have either windows or chrome remember and switch the current input language whenever I switch tabs? e.g. open a tab on Facebook, switch to French input, open another tab on ...
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Close tab by double-click in Google Chrome

How can I close a selected tab by double-clicking on the tab header in Google Chrome? The extension Double-click closes tab only works on the page itself - not the tab.
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Ways to see a list of all the tabs open in Chrome?

You know how when you get to 10+ tabs open in your browser (in this case Chrome) and you can't tell which tab is which anymore? I'm sure there are some good extension or something - what's the best ...
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Is there a way to bookmark AND close all tabs in Chrome with a single click?

I checked all the questions asked already about this subject - all of them are about bookmarking all open tabs (CTRL-SHIFT-D in Chrome...), but none are about automatically closing them all afterwards....
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Permanently hiding tab bar

I use the Sidewise extension for Chrome (on Mac), which displays my tabs in a neat, vertical tree structure. I would like to hide the normal, horizontal tab bar, permanently. I have practically no ...
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Chrome, tracking down problematic extensions

I have a problem with Chrome, but I don't know which of my extensions is causing... how can I track it down? The Problem The more windows I open, more tabs I guess I mean.. many tabs in many ...
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Chrome Extension - Rename tabs based on bookmark name

I'm looking for an extension/plug in that will automatically rename tabs based on my bookmark names. Working on browsers with a lot of tabs for reporting and work - wanted to just sort the tabs out. ...
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Keyboard shortcut to pull Google Chrome tab into its own window

Is there a keyboard short cut, or extension, that lets you rip a tab into a new window in Google Chrome instead of using the mouse?
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How to use the cursor keys to navigate within web-pages in Google Chrome like Firefox?

I need an extention of plugin for chrome that act like firefox: http://support.mozilla.com/en-US/kb/Accessibility#w_always-use-the-cursor-keys-to-navigate-within-webpages Any one know how can I surf ...
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Load webpages in greyscale or sepia mode Automatically in Chrome

I have recently tried a new web browser Vivaldi beta version. It has an inbuilt feature that allows webpages to be loaded in greyscale or sepia mode. It is pretty handy for easy and less distracting ...
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How can I enable pretty-printing in Chrome manually?

There are some great Chrome extensions around for pretty-printing JSON (great SU question here: Google Chrome Plugin for JSON Reading), but they all seem to depend on detecting whether the incoming ...
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How to remove “Ads by AdFreeApp” Malware in Google Chrome?

I have been looking all over the internet, to remove this Google Chrome based malware. I have encountered such malwares in the past, and I was able to remove it by disabling the extensions, delete ...
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How to get tab count in Chrome desktop without app/extension?

How can I view the number of open tabs in Chrome (desktop) without installing an app or extension? On Chrome for iOS it's easy, just look in the top right for the number: I have seen this question ...
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Add command to Chrome to open selected host name in PuTTY

Every time I have to copy the AWS EC2 public DNS and open PuTTY and connect. Public DNS: ec2.us-west-1.compute.amazonaws.com As an alternative, how can I add an on select this public DNS and right ...
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What are some ways to use my browser, Chrome, as a JavaScript interpreter?

I use an online interpreter. It's just right up there on my favorite's bar. Very convenient for me.... I'd like to see the error messages my browser will give me rather than the messages the ...
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Caching YouTube videos across loads

Is there a way to force the browser to cache loaded YouTube videos across page loads? In other words, if you refresh some video page in which the video already started loading (or is fully loaded), ...
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Installed extension doesn't show up

I installed this extension on Chrome. I want to uninstall it, but I can't seem to find it on the extensions page. Note that in Chrome app market, the app shows the installation button as available, ...
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Is there a Chrome extension that will save all viewed resources whose URL match a given expression?

For example, if I wanted to save all PNG files that I come across in Wikipedia articles, I could enter *.wikipedia.org/*.png Or if I wanted to save any file with pony in the filename, I could use *...
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Advanced Rest Client (user error)

I am trying to use Google Advanced Rest Client by sending xml to a server and waiting for a response. I know the xml works because I use it in a Perl automated script. As soon as I enter this xml in ...
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How can I prevent high CPU usage from Chrome tabs in OS X?

I do this a lot: Notice my MacBook Air is running hot Open Activity Monitor, see "Google Chrome Helper" process pegged at 100% CPU Open Chrome's Task Manager to find the responsible tab Find and ...
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How do I change the account in use for Hangouts (Chrome app) (or alternatively how to reset its data to re-log in

I have multiple gmail accounts and Hangouts desktop app (in Chrome apps) I want to change my account to use with it, but I can't figure out how. I don't see logout/login option anywhere. In Gmail/G+ ...
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How to sort extension in the Chrome Web Store?

The Google Chrome Web Store seems like a disaster to me. I cannot make sense of it. How can you sort extensions by popularity? By rating? By amount of downloads? By newest? By recently updated? Am ...
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Capture region of website/etc. to clipboard as image?

I often need to capture a fixed portion of my screen (typically in Chrome) to the clipboard, for posting as a background in a PowerPoint slide. Question Where can I find an extension for Chrome or ...
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Does Chrome have something similar to Firefox' Applications settings?

I find the Options/Applications settings very useful in Firefox. I am looking for something similar in Chrome/Chromium - that is: options that would allow to change the action (the way a media or ...
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How to edit Google Chrome page context menu?

I would like to remove some items from the webpage context menu in Google Chrome (like 'Open in new window', 'Search with Google` etc.). How can I do it? Is there any extension which could help me?
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Google dictionary broken after chrome update

I just accepted a google update, guessing it was a chrome update (to v47)--I didn't pay it much attention. Now I notice my "dictionary (by google)" extension gets stuck on searching... What's the ...
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How to determine what is causing Chrome to show the “Aw, Snap” dialogue

Does anybody know if there is a practical way to determine the cause of the "Aw Snap" message that occasionally appears on Google Chrome? Does Chrome have an error log I can refer to? I'm suspecting ...
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How do I stop uploading in the Google Play Music extension?

I'm using the Google Play Music Chrome extension, and I've selected a folder to add, but it's now uploading the contents which is killing my Internet performance and will use more upload bandwidth ...
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How make auto-change in Google Chrome?

I'm looking for Chrome extension that helps me to change shortcuts to full text. For example I define "thanks_feedback" and after space this extension change it to "Thank you for you feedback."
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How to play MIDI files directly in chrome?

Is there a way to make chrome able to play .mid files directly in the browser? For example, in Wikipdia there are many audio files in the right that are downloaded when clicking on them. The "help" ...
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Extension to allow mouseless browsing in Google Chrome

Does anyone know of an extension for Google Chrome that puts numbers (1-99) next to each link like the "Mouseless Browsing" add-on for Firefox that allows you to select links with the keyboard? I don'...
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Google's Chrome addons are not showing

I have a few chrome adds installed and I am able to view them when I go to chrome://extensions. I have a total of 7 active add-ons, in my browser next to the address bar, I am able to see 3. The four ...
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Chrome Extension to record user events in a webpage?

Is there any Google Chrome Extensions that record the user doing events and display as a template of what are the events occurred in the page. For example , if a user goes through certain links by ...
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Where does the Lazarus Chrome extension store its database?

Lazarus' website is down, so I can't look this up. Where in Linux should I look to find its SQLite database of saved forms?
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Listen for mouse extra-buttons in browser

I would like to use extra button of my Logitech mouse in a web context. I am on Ubuntu (but there is similar things in other OS), and I can bind these buttons with OS actions. -> Answer for: Is ...